The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
Lil Wayne finally released his long-awaited The Carter V this year, and he has now announced a brief tour starting next week, which hits Houston, Atlanta, DC, and Chicago. You have to be a TIDAL user to go -- RSVP here.
French musician and composer Yann Tiersen's new album, All, is out February 15 (check out a new song with Anna Von Hausswolff), and he's just announced a North American tour in support. Dates start May 10 in Los Angeles, and he'll also play San Francisco, Seattle, Vancouver, Chicago, Detroit, Toronto, Philly, DC, Boston, NYC (5/28 @ Beacon Theatre), Montreal, Quebec City, and Miami. Head here for all dates.
CHRCH / UN
Doom/post-metal band CHRCH released one of the best metal albums of 2018 with Light Will Consume Us All, and the Sacramento band announced more West Coast dates for February. All dates are with Seattle's Un. They also play Psycho Smokeout in LA on 4/20 with Monolord, Elder, Amenra, Dreadnought, Uada, Cloak, Here Likes Man, Haunt, RIP, and more. All dates here.
COME ANNOUNCE OPENERS FOR BROOKLYN SHOWS
Thalia Zedek's band, Come, have reunited with their original lineup for a few shows, including two at Brooklyn's Union Pool right before New Years. For the 12/28 show, Jennifer O'Connor will open, and for the 12/29 show it's Speedy Ortiz's Sadie Dupuis and Andy Molholt. Tickets for both shows are still available.
Canadian punks Single Mothers returned this year with their fastest, most '80s-hardcore-inspired LP yet, Through A Wall, and they've announced more tour dates in support of it. Following an early 2019 UK/EU run with Drug Church (who released the great Cheer this year), they've got a just-announced North American run that hits Denver, Phoenix, Vegas, LA, Vancouver, Minneapolis, and more. All dates here. They've also got a new video:
French synthwaver Perturbator (who released a collaborative song with HEALTH recently) was already announced for Psycho Las Vegas 2019, and now he also announced a lengthy North American tour for April and May. It kicks off in Dallas, and also hits LA, Denver, Chicago, Toronto, Monreal, NYC (5/16 at Irving Plaza), and more. All dates here.
SCALLOPS HOTEL and MILO
Rory Ferreira has had a super prolific 2018, with the release of a Scallops Hotel album, a milo album, and a collaborative album with Elucid as Nostrum Grocers. Scallops Hotel is playing a NYC show on January 11 at Brooklyn Bazaar with Elucid and Hprizm/High Priest, and then milo is going on a tour in February, which he says will be the last milo shows in the US for a long time. All dates here.
Nicole Schneit released , her third album as Air Waves, earlier this year that found her adding drum machines and keybaords to her previously jangly guitar sound. She's just released a video for the title track, which features backing vocals from Kevin Morby and the video stars Jason Green (aka Aunt Freckle). Air Waves also have dates lined up, including a Brooklyn show at Park Church Co-Op on January 19 which is with Liam Benzvi and headliner Gemma (tickets). After that, Air Waves head to Europe and you can head here for all dates.
Auto-tune-singer-who-was-actually-always-a-really-great-singer T-Pain has announced a 2019 tour, beginning in Baltimore and also hitting Philly, NYC (3/22 at Playstation Theater), Boston, Atlanta, Nashville, Minneapolis, Chicago, San Francisco, LA, and more before concluding in San Diego. All dates and tickets here.
THE SOUND OF ANIMALS FIGHTING / PLANES MISTAKEN FOR STARS / THE SADDEST LANDSCAPE
Experimental post-hardcore supergroup The Sound of Animals Fighting (Anthony Green + members of RX Bandits) announced their first tour in five years with support from two great post-hc bands, Planes Mistaken For Stars and The Saddest Landscape, both of whom also haven't played in over a year.
Gogol Bordello are doing a New Year's run in Colorado and just announced a 20th anniversary tour for 2019.
After announcing most of the Maryland Deathfest 2019 lineup, the Deathfest people announced the first round of bands for their California edition, which goes down July 27 & 28. So far, the lineup includes Mortician, Monstrosity, Vomitory, Violator, Hirax, Sadistic Intent, and Pessimist. Tickets are on sale.
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